Courses on Computers, Alzheimer's Research, and Online Offerings this Summer at Southern Vermont College

May 16, 2012

Southern Vermont College is offering a variety of classes to choose from this summer for academic credit or for personal enrichment (non-credit). In an effort to offer convenient formats, many of these courses will be available online.

Computer offerings include Fundamentals of Academic Computing, a hands-on introduction to using computers that begins on May 21. Introductory Algebra and College Algebra (an extension of basic algebra principles) begin May 29.

Online courses include Macro-Economics, Modern Poets, Topics in Environmental Studies, U.S. History I (the Colonial Era Through Reconstruction), Statistics, Social Problems, and Coaching Certificate. Individuals interested in an online course should register before May 21.

A Biological Science Research course at SVC will offer individuals an opportunity to become part of a unique research team studying the effects of aging and Alzheimer’s disease. The class will meet May 30 to June 20, and students will engage in hands-on research in cellular and molecular biology. In addition, a Healthcare Management and Advocacy (HMA) Certificate course will be offered from June 18 to 22, which will provide an in-depth exposure to the healthcare system in the United States.

A complete listing of summer courses, including days and times when classes meet, may be viewed online at www.svc.edu/registrar/schedule_summer_2012.pdf. For more information or to register for classes, contact the Office of Admissions at 802-447-6300 or e-mail admissions@svc.edu. For additional information on the course Biological Science Research (on Alzheimer’s disease) or on the Healthcare Management and Advocacy Certificate course, contact Professor Barry Flanary at 802-447-4312 or e-mail bflanary@svc.edu